Litigation Recent Decisions 04/06/96

Wages and remuneration of restaurant staff

Nerva & ors v RL&G (1996).

CA (Staughton LJ, Aldous LJ and Douglas Brown J).

Summary: Whether tips paid by restaurant customers by cheque or credit card form part of the remuneration of the staff paid by the restaurant.

Employees' appeal against decision summarised below that gratuities paid by restaurant customers into a tronc for the benefit of the staff formed part of the staff's remuneration.